Emergency Room/Trauma Nursing Major

This major is a program that prepares registered nurses to deliver advanced, direct patient care in emergency and trauma settings.

Includes instruction in advanced health assessment, pharmacology, physiology, emergency management, trauma conditions, trauma assessments and acute care.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Emergency Room/Trauma Nursing Major (use the College Search feature and enter "emergency room" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

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What can you do with a major/degree in Emergency Room/Trauma Nursing Major?

As an Emergency Room/Trauma Nurse, you will be called to act quickly to treat patients suffering from medical emergencies ranging from heart attacks and strokes to automobile and industrial accidents.  An ER nurse needs to be trained and ready to take vital action in any number of serious situations.


Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Emergency Room/Trauma Nursing Major

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.



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